HSE Courses

Safe Chemical Handling

Welcome to our Safe Chemical Handling elearning course where you will learn about hazardous substances, where they are found and how to control exposure.

Learning outcomes are shown below:

Module 1 What are Hazardous Substances?
LO1 Explain why it’s important to be aware of hazardous substances
LO2 Describe the regulations that relate to hazardous materials in the maritime industry
LO3 List the different forms of hazardous substances
LO4 Describe the ways in which you may be exposed to substances hazardous to health
LO5 Describe potential harmful effects from substances hazardous to health
LO6 Explain how to conduct a risk assessment

Module 2 Controlling Exposure
LO7 Interpret information from a safety data sheet
LO8 Explain typical control measures required to mitigate risk
LO9 Describe how to monitor exposure
LO10 Explain health surveillance requirements
LO11 Describe requirements for safe storage of hazardous substances
LO12 Summarise the DOs and DON’Ts when working with hazardous materials
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever